Here are 10 cool numbers from the past week in Section II high school sports.
Varsity boys’ basketball wins for CBA coach Dave Doemel after his Brothers beat Averill Park 65-57 in overtime. Doemel tied Bill Telasky for the CBA wins record and can break it Friday against Columbia. Doemel led his alma mater to 10 straight Section II title games from 2003 to 2012, and won seven area championships in that span and a state crown in 2010.
Pins knocked down by Albany freshman bowler Michael McNeil in a Suburban Council match with Shenendehowa. McNeil’s perfect game was part of a 722 series, and teammate Jedrek Arasim rolled a 703. McNeil became the first Albany bowler to connect for 12 consecutive strikes in a game since Jahil Young in the 2016-17 season.
Points amassed by Green Tech in a non-league basketball game against Hudson. Junior Kemore Johnson led Green Tech with 20 points in its 105-74 win. Hudson had dropped 101 points on Greenville earlier in the season, while the Catskill (103) and Glens Falls (100) boys’ teams have also reached the century mark.
Points scored by Johnstown basketball player Matt Boyle in a 76-67 Foothills Council win over Amsterdam. The senior guard went 13 of 16 from the line as part of his career-high output, and as part of Johnstown’s fifth straight win. Boyle piled up 38 points earlier this season in a win against Schuylerville.
Lauren Santiago’s time in the 300-meter run at the New Balance Games, the fifth-fastest ever recorded by a Section II female. The Amsterdam senior, who has committed to Sacred Heart University, placed third among 224 competitors. As a junior, she won Section II 300 indoor and 400 outdoor championships.
Points scored by Mohonasen senior Duncan Tallman when he became the Mighty Warriors’ career scoring leader for boys’ basketball in a 71-63 win at Schenectady. Tallman broke Phil DeCarlo’s record (1,268) on a three-point play in the fourth quarter, and ended the contest with 1,274 points.
Multiple-point games for Bethlehem junior Michael Bievenue after he collected three goals and three assists in a 6-2 Capital District High School Hockey League win over the GMSVS Storm. Bievenue has two six-point games, a five-point game and three four-point games, and is the Section II leader in goals (28), assists (20) and points (48). He has played 15 games in all.
Unanswered points scored by the Shenendehowa girls’ basketball team bridging the second and third quarters when the Plainsmen dealt Albany its first loss after 13 wins with a 73-51 decision. Shenendehowa scored six points to end the first half and six to begin the second half in building a 42-27 lead. Sophomore Meghan Huerter scored a game-high 21 points for the Plainsmen.
Wrestling wins picked up by Mohonasen senior Ige Gooding at the Ichabod Crane duals, including pins in 23 and 25 seconds. Gooding earned a most outstanding wrestler award after putting together his 9-0 record in 145/152-pound matches, which included six pins, a decision and two forfeit victories. Mohonasen went 8-1 and placed second in the team competition.
Mayfield basketball players who reached the career 1,000-point mark this season after sophomore Trevon Gifford accomplished the feat with 25 points in a 78-58 win over Saratoga Catholic. Earlier this month, Mayfield senior Garret Delaney reached 1,000, also against Saratoga Catholic. Delaney and Gifford are the third and fourth players in the Mayfield boys’ program to achieve the milestone.